Saudi Crown Prince oversees first meeting in committee to restructure security services

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman presided over the first meeting of a committee to restructure the command of the general intelligence agency on Thursday. (AFP)
Updated 26 October 2018
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Saudi Crown Prince oversees first meeting in committee to restructure security services

RIYADH: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman presided over the first meeting of a committee to restructure the command of the general intelligence agency, state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said on Thursday.

The committee reviewed the plan for reform which included an assessment of the current situation in light of best practices, and the identification of gaps, especially with regard to areas such as the organizational structure of the General Intelligence Presidency, legal frameworks and regulations, and policies, procedures and governance.

The committee will continue to meet until its work is completed.


Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

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Leonard scores 35, Raptors beat Bucks 105-99 for 3-2 lead

  • Leonard hit the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series

MILWAUKEE: Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
Leonard showed no obvious signs of the leg soreness that bothered him the previous two games, hitting the 30-point mark for the fourth time in the series. He nailed five 3-pointers, grabbed seven rebounds and dished out nine assists.
Fred VanVleet scored 21 points, hitting seven 3s. Kyle Lowry added 17 as the Raptors put themselves in position to advance to the NBA Finals for the first time. A victory at home Saturday would set up a matchup with two-time defending champion Golden State.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points for Milwaukee hours after being announced as a unanimous first-team, All-NBA selection.